• Kleiboeker abuse trial postponed

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    The felony trial of a 32-year-old Beckemeyer man accused of abusing a disabled person in his care has been postponed until April. James A. Kleiboeker was previously scheduled for a jury trial Monday, but the action has been moved until April 15, with Judge Dennis Middendorff presiding. Kleiboeker was arrested in May of 2012...

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    Applicants sought for conservation police

    by  • March 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is seeking applicants for the position of conservation police officer trainee. While the department is not yet hiring, it is offering this testing to develop an eligibility list of new Illinois conservation police recruits for 2013. Applicant testing is scheduled for April 1st through the 4th through the...

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    Expansion could lead to area jobs

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    New jobs could be coming to the area. The Carlyle City Council last night announced it was informed that Timken Corporation, which has four rail bearing reconditioning facilities in the U.S. including one in Carlyle, has signed an agreement with Greenbrier Companies which could result in the addition of several new jobs. Timken will...

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    Reward offered in weekend burglary

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    A reward has been posted for anyone who can help break a case involving residential burglary overnight Friday. Centralia police seek the public’s help in tracking the burglars who broke into a Trenton Lane residence shortly after 1:30 a.m. Friday. They also hope to recover stolen items, which include silver and gold coins, gold...

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    Two Centralia men charged with weapons violations

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    Two Centralia men are in the Marion County Jail this morning, charged with multiple weapons violations. Reports indicate 29-year-old Nathan Keller was stopped near Hickory and 5th streets due to an outstanding Marion County warrant. According to Centralia police, Keller Reports indicate Keller was cooperative during the traffic stop and arrest, however, his passenger,...

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